The Federal Clean Air Act

This page last reviewed May 5, 2015


The Federal Clean Air Act (FCAA) is the federal law passed in 1970, and last amended in 1990, which forms the basis for the national air pollution control effort. Basic elements of the act include national ambient air quality standards for major air pollutants, hazardous air pollutants standards, state attainment plans, motor vehicle emissions standards, stationary source emissions standards and permits, acid rain control measures, stratospheric ozone protection, and enforcement provisions.

From this page, you can access and the Act and follow the Air Resources Board's (ARB) recent activities and associated documents for Titles III and V.

Clean Air Act as of February 2004 - Clean Air Act (PDF)

Other ARB-related Documents/Activities

Contact Information:

For questions regarding Title III, please contact Dan Donohoue at (916) 322-8277 and for Title V, please contact Chris Gallenstein at (916) 324-8017.